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Lasers Reveal How Well Different Types of Facemasks Work


With a supply crunch in medical-grade facemasks, the general public has been turning to homemade masks in order to slow the spread of COVID-19. Now researchers are using lasers to reveal how effective different kinds of DIY masks are at blocking tiny droplets from coughs and sneezes. The 4-minute video ...

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Getty Partners with Video Game Grand Turismo to License Screenshots


Getty Images has announced an… interesting partnership with the creators of the video game Grand Turismo. In light of the pandemic and the rise of eSports, the photo agency will begin using “world-class motorsports photographers” to capture “stunning in-game photography” from the FIA’s Grand Turismo Championships. In other words: Getty ...

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Olympus Unveils Webcam Software for OM-D Cameras, New Lens Roadmap


Recent industry-shaking news aside, Olympus isn’t going anywhere just yet. In fact, earlier today, the company revealed an updated lens roadmap and released OM-D Webcam Beta Software: a Windows-only program that turns several of the most popular OM-D cameras into webcams for livestreaming and video conferencing. First up, following in ...

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Thomas Jefferson Portrait Recreated by His Sixth Great-Grandson


Photographer Drew Gardner has been recreating portraits of some of history’s most famous figures by finding and photographing their direct descendants. One of his latest recreations features Thomas Jefferson’s sixth great-grandson. While he has been working on a personal project titled The Descendants, Gardner was recently commissioned by Smithsonian magazine ...

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